Smith-Reid-Acquaviva-Laughon, faculty featured in fall 2023 VNL

Faculty Faculties

What does it mean to be a nursing professor in 20203? A lot of things. A look at all the ways faculty members are involved in every facet of the School's inner workings and public face.

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LPN Class of 1956, including Chester O. Gray, first male graduate

By the Numbers

From the School's first male graduate (Chester O. Gray, LPN ’56) to data that reflect male students' sense of belonging and place, a look at men in nursing at UVA by the numbers.

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OR nurse and CNL alumnus Seth McElroy assists during a lipoma surgery.

Tangible Hope

Board the gleaming GLOBAL MERCY, operating room nurse and alumnus Seth McElroy on what it's like to climb aboard and tend people seeking life-altering surgeries in a place where few have access.

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Some of the blood pressure and sleep stage technology that Jeongok Logan uses

Sleep ’Script

In a new study, professor Jeongok Logan investigates the possible link between rest, stiff arteries, cognitive decline, and cardiovascular disease onset.

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Glasgow, VA, the rural home of NP Pamela Byrnes

In Her Own Words

Why rural nursing was the 'best professional decision' DNP student and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner Pamela Byrnes, a native of Glasgow, VA (population 1,053), ever made.

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From the Alumni Association President

A letter from Joshua James (BSN ’05), the Council's first male and LGBTQ+ association president.

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Men at Work

The School of Nursing has been named a 'Best Place for Men in Nursing.' Meet a few of the fellows who call it their academic home.

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Frank Talk about End-of-Life Sex: A New Study

'A staggering lack of research on sexual health near the end of life' prompted hospice expert and sex educator Acquaviva's new Hillman Foundation-funded study.

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Why Is the World Coming to UVA?

Without even trying, the School has become a destination for international students looking to continue their nursing education.

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From the Dean

Dean Baernholdt on the overdue end of 'sage on the stage' - and her awe of the expansive nature of faculty members' work in 2023.

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From the Archives

Long before he was American Academy of Nursing president and a nursing dean, Ken White was a 16-year-old orderly at Okmulgee Memorial Hospital.

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